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Exterior views of the American Museum of Natural History, 1949-1994

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 378
Mostly images of exterior views of AMNH building taken in the 1990s as well as some historical photographs. Contains images of movie set on Central Park West April 1994 for remaking of Miracle on 34th Street. Includes approximately 40 slides received from Natural History Magazine in March 1991. Other images include models of the museum in planned and as is in 1971, the stegosaurus weather vane made by John Stark for the Natural Science Center, and the AMNH Roosevelt Memorial building taken in 1949, 1957, 1973, and the 1990s.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1949-1994

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box )

436 Photographic Slides : color ; 35 mm

Condition

condition reviewed 20110826 fair; non-archival adhesive on slides-adhesive smells

General Note

Most slides have captions.
General Note Some slides are stamped with "J. Bird Photo".
General Note Some slides indicate K numbers.
General Note Some slides have glass mounts.

Creator

Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017). Minimal level collection record created with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Hidden Collections grant, 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
American Museum of Natural History
Library Services, Special Collections
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York 10024-5192 USA US
(212) 769-5420